AndyH
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What can we Learn from Nature?

Tue May 04, 2010 2:40 pm

Nature's engineers have a 3+ billion year head start on us. How do they make the things they need - directly around them and within their environment - without killing their environment?

http://www.ted.com/talks/janine_benyus_ ... signs.html

Wonderful talk. Nature can clean without soap, grow perfect lenses, color without paint, and create complex structures in-place without hazardous chemicals, pollution, or damage to the organism or it's offspring. Now that's an engineering degree I'd pay to get! :D

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